Kentish barn conversion with land, near Dover, Folkestone and Kent coast
Five bedroom four reception converted barn set in 13 acres with extensive equestrian facilities including stable block, paddock and indoor training arena close to Dover, Folkestone, Canterbury, Ashford International and Kent coast
A magnificent period Kentish barn (circa 1700) with first class equestrian facilities, Great Hougham Court farm is approached by its own private drive leading to level lawns planted with a variety of shrubs and a natural dew pond.
The restoration was completed in 1993 under the supervision of the Historic Society enjoying a wealth of exposed beams.
In all a total of 3,200 sq ft of exceptionally spacious family accomodation comprising five bedrooms (three with en suite bathrooms) four reception rooms a further family bathroom.
The grand reception hall in open atrium style to a high vaulted ceiling with galleried landings on either side of a cental staircase is an oustanding feature of the property.
This superb property is well presented throughout with accomodation arranged; Entrance lobby with stone floor and double glazed panels and half leaded stain glass double door to Reception Hall with exposed beams and slate floor galleried landings on either side of the cental staircase.
A large dining room has access via an archway to the Farmhouse kitchen / breakfast room with built in appliances with both gas and electric hobs and a good sized Utility room comprising washing / dishwashing and tumble drier machines, oil fired boiler and single sink and drainer.
An Inner Hall with door to a Walk In Larder leads to the downstairs cloakroom with a separate WC.
A family drawing room with open stle chimney breast and an exposed brick wall with lead light windows provides a featue partition to an office area with fitted bookcases and work surfaces.
The Master double aspect bedroom completes the ground floor accomodation the bathroom comprehensively fitted with corner Jacuzzi bath, his and her separate wash basins low level WC and bidet finished with an extra wide shower cubicle.
The first floor accomodation is split into two wings with the north wing arranged in an L shaped double aspect lounge with elevated stunning sunset views over the gardens and paddocks.
A single bedroom is off with its own shower room WC and pedestall hand basin.
The south wing offers flexible accomodation arranged in a Double Bedroom with its own en suite bathroom, a Single Bedroom with airing cupboard, a Linen cupboard, a Double bedroom (currently arranged as an office) and a family bathroom.
The equestrian facilities are of a high standard and built with the well being of the horses in mind. An Amercian Barn style stable complex contructed by Burghley with lodden partitioning and sliding doors provide six 12' x 12' loose boxes, an integral tack room, feed room, grooming washdown stall with halogen heat lamps and groom's bathroom.
A converted barn is arranged in three lodden foaling boxes with a Storeroom, Garage, Hay Store and Workshop.
A Portal Framed Barn provides an indoor training arena.
The pastures are arranged in six post and rail paddocks, four paddocks and Stallion paddock with electric fencing.
The propertry has in all 13 acres of land.
West Hougham is close to Dover and Folkestone on the Kent coast, the beautiful city of Canterbury and Ashford International for fast rail links to London and the Continent